Are you most concerned about God’s standing before you or your standing before God? In this message from Romans 9:21-24, Pastor Ritch begins to explain why the way you answer this question offers a stark diagnosis of your spiritual health.
God is right to do that which successfully pursues His own glory to the greatest degree. In this message from Romans 9:19-24, Pastor Ritch begins to unpack the deep theological lessons from one of the most challenging passages in the Bible.
Those who choose to follow Christ have done so because God had already chosen them in eternity past. But is God just in His purposes? Pastor Ritch tackles this challenging and important doctrine in this message from Romans 9:14-18.
In order to be justified, we need to meet the condition that God establishes for us: belief in Jesus as our Savior. But in order to be elect by God, we have no condition we can meet; God must choose us. Is God fair to accept some while rejecting others? Pastor Ritch explores this question through the lens of Romans 9:6-18.
In this message from Romans 9:1-13, Pastor Ritch teaches about the seeming contradiction between God’s sovereign power over salvation and the lack of faith so many people have demonstrated both in Bible times and today.
In this message, Pastor Ritch teaches that the love of God never abandons, leaves or fails His children. This love of Christ does not spare believers from experiencing severe hardships in this world, but it does make certain their eternal joy in God.
We will never find confidence in our salvation if we only engage with God emotionally. We will find confidence in God’s saving love for us when we engage with God theologically, doctrinally, and historically. In this message from Romans 8:32-34, Pastor Ritch proclaims the confident assurance of our salvation in Christ.
Because God chose to set His love upon His children in eternity past, we who are His children know for certain that our future is one of unending joy and glory in God. In this message from Romans 8:31-32, Pastor Ritch teaches about the unstoppable love of God.